What is STEM?
STEM is an abbreviation formed from the initial of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. STEM skills are increasingly necessary to engage in a knowledge-based economy. It was created for the lack of qualified candidates in the high-tech jobs. The exact list of STEM fields does not exist; it varies from organization to organization.
STEM careers are concentrated in some of the following fields:
- Agriculture and Related Sciences
- Biomedical Sciences
- Engineering and Engineering Technologies
- Physical Sciences and Technology
- Computer and Support Service